"Milk Thistle" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The plant Silybum marianum in the family ASTERACEAE containing the bioflavonoid complex SILYMARIN. For centuries this has been used traditionally to treat liver disease. Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. = Carduus marianus L.
- Milk Thistle
- Milk Thistles
- Thistle, Milk
- Thistles, Milk
- Carduus marianus
- marianus, Carduus
- Silybum marianum
- Silybum marianums
- marianum, Silybum
- marianums, Silybum
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